Employee Benefits

We understand how important it is for you to provide your employees with the best dental, vision and hearing plans. It’s important to us, too. Whether working with HR directors and benefits administrators, or with brokers and producers—we’re focused on making the complicated world of benefits less complicated and more fulfilling. We invite you to explore our site and find out how we’re doing that every day.

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4 Reasons to Help Employees Develop a Sense of Belonging

Many employees are looking for a purpose and a reason for their work. Due to the disruptions caused by the pandemic, workers are restless. They feel isolated and disconnected from their work, coworkers and friends. Employees are looking for a new normal with new opportunities. Employers can support workers by helping them get engaged. Consider … Read Full Article

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5 Tips for Success When Rolling Out New Employee Benefits

Most employers regularly review their employee benefits packages to ensure they offer the best plans. Often, they study how employees use their existing insurance coverage. And they survey workers to understand their benefits needs. Employers use this data to design new benefits packages that better fit their current workforce. However, despite efforts to tell workers … Read Full Article

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How to Help Employees Use Their Benefits

Employers invest a large portion of their operating budget on employee benefits. They know their employees make a huge difference in their success, so they want to care for their well-being. Businesses want to make sure employees and their families are healthy. However, many employers have difficulty getting employees’ attention to enroll in benefits programs … Read Full Article

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How to Keep Employees from Leaving

Nearly every business struggles to keep and find talented employees. Employees quit their jobs for many reasons. Although some workers leave for family moves, others quit because they’re restless or unhappy. Business experts say today’s employees are looking for new challenges and career development options. In recent months, thousands of employees have resigned from their … Read Full Article

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4 Ways to Improve Employee Well-being in Health Care Organizations

Health care workers are exhausted. They’ve invested hours and hours taking care of patients and helping family members cope with medical diagnoses. Health care employees often spend more time at work than on any other activity. Prevent health care employees from burnout and stress by improving their work environment and helping them stay healthy. Consider … Read Full Article

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4 Reasons to Support Employee Well-being in the Education Workplace

During the pandemic, teachers and education staff invested hours and hours working with students and their families. Each teacher modified their teaching platform and quickly moved it online. Like many, they often spent more time at work than doing other activities. And they still do. Prevent educational employees from burnout and stress by improving their … Read Full Article

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5 Reasons Why Employees are Confused About Benefits

Employers provide a variety of benefit choices to complement their employees’ salaries. And while employees value their plans, at least 50% admit they don’t understand their coverage. Here are five reasons why employees are confused about benefits, along with three tips on what employers can do. Preoccupied Employees have many responsibilities at work and home. Often, they … Read Full Article

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4 Ways to Engage and Retain Healthcare Workers

Losing talented healthcare workers is never easy. And the cost to find, hire and train replacement employees can be expensive. Research shows that most businesses spend six to nine months of the position’s salary to hire and train each new employee. The competition for talented healthcare workers is fierce, so the hiring process can take a while. … Read Full Article

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4 Retention Strategies for Education Professionals

Losing talented teachers, administrators and support staff is never easy. And the cost to find, hire and train replacement workers can be expensive. Research shows that most organizations spend six to nine months of the position’s salary to hire and train each new employee. Today the competition for talented education workers is intense, so the hiring process … Read Full Article

5 Factors to Consider When Designing Benefits Packages for Employees

Competition for the best employees is increasing. Businesses are searching for creative solutions to keep great workers and find new talented team members. Research shows that benefits are a top reason why employees choose to stay with their employer. Recently, Employee Benefit News magazine worked with Ameritas to survey human resource professionals to find out … Read Full Article